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Cool Ranch Pork Chops

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Cool Ranch Pork Chops is one of the easiest and best family dinner recipes! And, since there are no knives needed to make this meal, even the youngest of kids can help to prepare this family favorite dinner!

Cool Ranch Pork Chop on a white plate with a salad, fork and knife.

Sometimes dinner calls for a simple, no-fuss option that the whole family will enjoy.

This recipe for Cool Ranch Pork Chops will fit into any family’s weekly dinner plans when time is short because so is the ingredient list.


**Please Note – The printable recipe card with detailed instructions, complete ingredient measurements, and nutritional information for making Cool Ranch Pork Chops is available near the end of this post. 

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How long will it take to make this family dinner recipe from start to dinner?

Thirty minutes. How’s that for an easy weeknight dinner that the kids will love?!!

Can I use bone-in pork chops for this recipe?

Yes, but the cooking time will be a bit longer with bone-in pork chops. Please plan accordingly.

The proper internal temperature for safely cooking pork is 145-degrees Farenheight. Gone are the days that pork needs to be overcooked, bone dry and tasteless.

Closeup photo of a Crunchy Cool Ranch Pork Chop with a salad in the background.

An important tip for making Cool Ranch Pork Chops:

This is one of the simplest to make family dinners, EVER! 

As long as you HIDE THE CHIPS so they’re not eaten before you get a chance to make this recipe (not that I’d know anything about that! HaHa), you’ll be golden!!

Cool Ranch Boneless Pork Chops on a white plate with a fork and knife.

Thank you to Kansas Living Magazine for featuring this dish as one of the 20 recipes you need to try!

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Below is the printable recipe card along with the nutritional information for today’s easy family dinner of Crunchy Doritos Boneless Pork Chops

Cool Ranch Pork Chops Dinner Recipe

Crunchy Cool Ranch Boneless Pork Chops

Renee – Kudos Kitchen
Cool Ranch Pork Chops are super crunchy and fun to make! And, since there are no knives needed in the making of this recipe, even the youngest of kids can help to prepare this favorite family dinner!
4.55 from 11 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Easy Main Course, family favorite, Pork chops
Cuisine American
Servings 6 servings
Calories 658 kcal

Ingredients
 
 

  • 6 boneless pork chops approximately 1″ thick
  • ¼ cup ranch dressing
  • 3 cups cool ranch tortilla chips crushed
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Brush each chop with ranch dressing on both sides.
  • Season both sides of each chop with salt and pepper.
  • Place the crushed tortilla chips in a shallow dish.
  • Press each chop into the crushed chips on both sides.
  • Place the prepared chops in a baking dish and sprinkle with the smoked paprika.
  • Bake in a preheated oven for 20-25 minutes.
  • Serve immediately.

Notes

Tools and equipment:
Large zip top bag (for crushing the tortilla chips), 9×13 baking dish, shallow dish, brush or spoon (for spreading the ranch dressing), tongs, cooking spray

Nutrition

Serving: 1Calories: 658kcalCarbohydrates: 73gProtein: 10gFat: 36gSaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 3mgSodium: 837mgPotassium: 295mgFiber: 5gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 165IUVitamin C: 0.3mgCalcium: 178mgIron: 1.4mg
Keyword boneless pork chop recipe, Cool Ranch Boneless Pork Chops, Doritos Pork Chops
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Recipe Rating




Nellie Tracy

Monday 12th of August 2019

Such a fantastic recipe! My kids love it!

Courts

Tuesday 4th of August 2020

@Nellie Tracy, would these work with extra thick chops too and you would just cook them longer? The chips on the bottom layer don’t get soggy?

Renée

Wednesday 14th of August 2019

Glad to hear it, Nellie! Thanks for letting me know! Renee

Tisha

Tuesday 29th of January 2019

Cool Ranch are one of my favorite chips and my childs also! This is something I'm going to add to my dinner menu for the week!

Renée

Tuesday 29th of January 2019

You're both going to be very happy! Enjoy!!

Tara

Tuesday 29th of January 2019

This was awesome -- my kids love it!

Renée

Tuesday 29th of January 2019

Yay!!! Mine too. Thanks, Tara!

Alyssa Mosher

Friday 5th of May 2017

Now this is my kind of recipe :) :)

megunprocessed

Wednesday 3rd of May 2017

This is creative!